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A very well respected Ask.com member, TheHarem is having shoulder surgery in the morning, will you please take a moment to think about her. Thank you.

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Hi Jan! Is it that time already? Oh my dear friend. I know you'll do well. You have the love of faith, family and friends. This friend is sending every "cyber hug" your way!
My husband had rotator cuff surgery. The bizzare unforeseen hard part was washing his hair. Who'd a thunk it?
I know you have the difficulty of surgery to bear, and the rehab time after is no fun either. Throughout it all, I will be right here sending loving thoughts your way. As a matter of fact, the prayer you sent to MJ is going to get a slight rewrite for you.
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TheHarem
Hi Happy......that was the best hug I've had in a long time. Lol
Thankyou for your sweet words and prayer. I'm leaving shortly. I'll carry your thoughts with me. :)
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Thank you Happy for letting me know about Jan. She's very dear to me, as she was the first to befriend me and introduce me to so many of her wonderful friends in this Community. That includes you, of course! My thoughts are with Jan, her family and friends.
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Hi! I saw in your talk with Bobby that it's your neck, a type of spinal fusion. Sorry for the confusion. The loving thoughts are all the same!
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kazarina
My thoughts & positive strength are also going out to Harem. May you have a smooth restful recovery.
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Dear friends......I don't know how to say how much your caring words and thoughts are getting me through this difficult time right now. Whenever I get really down with the pain, I come onto Ask and read all the loving and caring comments and prayers. From the bottom of my heart, I thank you. I will never forget the kindness. God Bless.
Jan :)
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You're such a sweetie. I'm glad you're through the operation. So sorry that recovery is painful! :(
Get well soon! We love you and miss you!
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I second, Happy's thoughts, Jan! May your recovery be swift and not too painful.
As I went under the knife today, the last words I said to my DR. were, "let me be as strong as Jan"!
Of course when I woke up and he asked me what I meant, I didn't even remember saying that. So I believe your prayers reached me loud and clear. Thank you.
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Did all go well? Are you recovering in the hospital, or at home? I've been concerned, and I'm so glad to see you here!
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Hi Happy. I'm at home recuperating. Time to find a new Doctor though. I found out this morning, he didn't fill the pump while I was under. Now I have to let the swelling go down a bit and he will fill it on the 11th. Don't know how he's going to get around the Staples holding me together.
I had a melt down this morning, emotionally. The pain is bad enough now, I'm dreading them sticking a needle in.
I'm wearing the abdominal binder but my best friend has become the pillow I'm holding against my stomach just to breath. Lol
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Oh Lynne. A new doctor indeed. I'm so sorry that happened. I'm glad you have someone to help you; what a blessing!
"Please send strength for our dear friends Lynne and Jan. Surround them with your healing and comforting warmth. Ease their pain, soothe their hearts and heal their surgeries. Let your love combine with ours to help them find health and peace throughout their recuperation."
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Thank you Happy for your Healing Prayers and keeping Jan and me in your thoughts. I really appreciate it and am so grateful.
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Best of luck Joanie.

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Thankyou so very much. How can I go wrong with such wonderful messages of well wishes. Thankyou kindly. :)
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Ooops! Had your name wrong.... :0(
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Agree whole heartedly with Happy2BeHere2 :) I wish you luck on your surgery, and a speedy recovery! You'll do great! <3

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Hi Shaylen.......I am so blessed to have such wonderful Ask friends such as yourself. Thankyou so much for the kind thoughts. :)
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shaylen : I got my test results back yesterday . NO CANCER ! Finally slept all night ! That's a big relief ! Thank you for your good thoughts !
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Yay! Congrats:) knew it would all go well! Glad you finally got some relief!
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Thank you ! Hope all is well for YOU !
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You're welcome:) and thank you!
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I know we spoke about this a few hours ago but beswt wishes from Down Under, TH.

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Hi Dozy......how sweet you are. Thankyou so much. I'm leaving shortly and I'm too excited to sleep. Remember now......I asked for an extension from Friday to Saturday to return to Ask. OK! Lol
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Grumble, grumble. Well, OK, extension granted. See you Saturday ... and good luck.
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Whew! You got a deal! :)
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Good thoughts and positive energy coming from the Midwest...and wishing you a speedy recovery and full use of your shoulder with no problems...;)

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Thankyou so much. The Midwest is as beautiful an area as is your lovely response. I appreciate it so very much. :)
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I care so much about you Jan and I will bs thinking of you and your speedy recovery . We will always be friends . You are always here for others and now we are here for you!!! Don't forget we're here and we love you!

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Sincerity........thankyou dear friend. Tears are rolling down my cheeks. But they're happy tears. Thankyou so much. :)
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Shoulder surgery--ugh! If love and good thoughts can help you heal, feel better fast, and feel the power of love, you should be floating on air right now. Those of us who know you, love you, period. And if mere humans love you for how kind and loving you are--think of how much the Universe, God, or your Higher Power loves you and is doing for you! Hugs and gentle pats from the Far West! Write soon. Tell us as Owl left a message for Pooh Bear: Bak Son.

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Koichen.......I am humbled and touched by your and all the kind well wishes. I have a 2 1/2 drive ahead of me, and you've got me crying. Thankyou so very, very much for your touching thoughts. I haven't seen you lately, and I've been missing your humorists answers. Thankyou kindly. :)
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Shoot! My computer deleted my long, elegant, and funny answer. Get well!
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Lol......I surely will. Thankyou again. :)
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Best wishes for a speedy recovery from the deep south. Other things I wish for you: that the surgery is not on your dominant arm, someone to help (especially for the first couple of weeks), a peri bottle and the toilet paper on the non-surgery side of the toilet, elastic waist pants, warm extra large shirts, one strap bras, extra pillows for your bed, a travel pillow just for your arm, a high quality protein diet, and finally a good physical therapist. You already have the prayers and good thoughts of a very large community. Get well soon.

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Wow! All great ideas and a real help!!! Good for your response!
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Thank you for all your wonderful suggestions. I've had the surgery. I'm staying with my sister for a couple of days to recover. I really appreciate your answer and well wishes. Thankyou. *********
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Jan , you know I'm in your corner ! One of the nicest ladies on this site ! Everything will be fine and we will be waiting for your return ! All of our thoughts are with you !

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Hi R......Awwww, thankyou. Surgery is done. I'm kinda in bad shape right now, so I'm staying with Sis. But it's amazing how much better kind words from friends make us feel. I'm really happy for your good news as well. Thankyou again. :)
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Every thing went well , Jan ? Hope you recover soon ! Be waiting for you !
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Take care and be happy it's over ! Just as I was !
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Everything went well. I had one of the best neurosurgeons in the State. Right now I'm staying with Sis and her hubby. I'm being spoiled. I should have surgery more often. Lol
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You just take care and get back here when you can ! My best thoughts are with you !
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Whoopee! Now you just lay back and let your sister take care of you. I know it can be hard, but it will help you get better fast! I got my new little Chihuahua! Just thought you'd like to hear something cheerful! We miss you and it'll be wonderful to have you back!
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Thankyou both so much. You are so very kind. I will behave myself and follow your advice. God Bless. :)
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Jan, I wish I had known earlier of your surgery this morning. You're probably, at this moment in la-la land. When you get around to reading this, know, that my thoughts are/ were with you.
You are the first one in this Community, that reached out to me, and for that I will always be grateful.
So along with my thoughts of a successful surgery and recovery, I send you virtual hugs ( not to tight), and many well wishes.
You go, girl! Keep strong!

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Hi Lynn......, I appreciate the hug. I had neck surgery which involves bone fusion. So I'm feeling pretty rough right now. But I will remember your words of encouragement. Yes.......I am woman......hear me roar!
Thankyou so very much. :)
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Hi Jan!! I'm so glad you're home and feeling well enough to come on site. Fusions... Yuck! I know you must be in much pain, unless of course you have a much higher pain tolerance then I.
I'm just glad your back. Take care of yourself and don't push it. My thoughts are with you.
I'm scheduled for Surgery Monday, so we can commiserate then.
And yes, you are Woman... I heard the Roar! ;-)
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Hi Lynne........I just wanted to come on to say thankyou for all the kind words and well wishes. I so appreciate it and want to make sure you know that. I didn't get a chance to until now.
What kind of surgery are you having on Monday? You know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers if that's OK with you.
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Jan! Of course it's more then fine. I can use all the thoughts and prayers I can get.
I have a Pain Pump implanted in my abdomen. December 11th, they had to do a Pocket Revision to remove scar tissue and reattach it to the Facia as it had broken free. Unfortunately, it broke free from the Facia again. So back under the knife I go.
I'm really dreading it. This will be my third surgery in 2 months time and I still have 1 more surgery they have to schedule.
Besides the pain, it's just very tiring emotionally. When Happy told me about your surgery, my heart, soul and thoughts went out to you. I honestly spent much time and reflection sending you all the positive thoughts I could. I've had a Fusion, and I knew the long road you'd have to travel. I hope you're doing ok.
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Dear Lynn....today is Monday and I am thinking about you. I know you have surgery today and want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as you head into another surgery. I hope your pain is not too bad and that you are not in too much discomfort following the surgery. May God speed your recovery and may you have better success with this surgery. Be strong! God Bless. :) Jan
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Lynnelynne, I hope your surgery today went well. I'm so sorry you have to keep going back! It most certainly does get tiring and frustrating. I'll be waiting to hear from you as well. I've plenty of thoughts and well wishes for both you and Jan. I'll take time daily. :)
Get well soon!
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Thanks Jan and Happy! You're prayers reached me for sure. I left you a message under Happy's comments, I'd rewrite them but, I'm having a bit of difficulty with my phone. I'm pretty sore but at least this time I was prepared for it.
All my positive, healing thoughts are with you. I hope the pain is easing up a little each day.
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I'm on it

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Knew you would be !
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You're the best!
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ECB..........thankyou for "being on it."
I really appreciate your thoughts. I've had the surgery. I'm recovering now. I thankyou so much. :)
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Surgery sucks, hope you have an easy recovery
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Harem, Been there done this. Enjoy your recuperation period. Sending you best wishes for a speedy recovery. Cyborg hug!

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Patricia.......thankyou. I love your cyber hug. I know it will speed my recovery up. Thankyou so much for the thought.
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Be grateful :)....... at least it's not as bad as brain surgery...

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Lol! That's true......but it's close enough. I was in the hands of an excellent Neurosurgeon. He took care of my body, and all the wonderful kind words take care of my "head." Thankyou so very much.
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Oh man, Jan! I know that we've know each other for less than a week, but as a random stranger on the internet, I'll give you my greatest wishes on becoming better. You're one tough bird! Sending you the best wishes for a full and quick recovery!

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Lol.....that's what the neurosurgeon told me, word for word "I'm one tough bird." Chuckle
But I've just had the surgery and I don't think I'm so tough anymore. UGH! This is rough.
So I really appreciate all your wonderfully kind words which I know will speed my recovery up. Thankyou so very, very much. :)
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No problem! I know you'll get through this. Hang in there Jan!
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Thankyou. :)
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Indeed! TheHarem is respected because of the love she has for our community and it's members. To hear she is finally getting the shoulder repaired is good news, and I will pray for surgical competence, patience and healing without complications or undue pain. May she find the love and care of the Great Physician a blessing at this time!

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Hi Shiny.........what a wonderful thing to say to me. Thankyou so very much for taking time out to send me good thoughts. I appreciated it from the bottom of my heart. :)
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Neck? Oh my that's worse than shoulder... Prayer recallibration and ranging engaged. Neurosurgeon included in thoughts, and church advised to add you to prayer list. :)
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I am so grateful for the prayers of your church. Thankyou for the request. :)
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Hi Harem, hope your op was problem free & you got a pass to go to go. So all that's left now is for your body to heal itself as it will & does. May you enjoy a peaceful recuperation with out any complications & you may need to text with the other hand so you don't sprain or strain your shoulder while it's healing. Look on the bright side =you will have lots of ask.com time on your hands while in recovery.

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Hi Kazarina........I don't think I'll be on Ask for awhile. But...........lookout....
When I finally do come back, I'm going to make up for lost time. Lol
I'm going to miss everybody though. Thankyou so very much for your thoughtfulness and kind words. I appreciate it more than I can say. :)
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Don't be gone for too long we will miss you.
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